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Environmental Release Report: EQ RESOURCE RECOVERY INC.
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
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    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

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    *Note: These rankings are based on chemical releases and transfers reported by industrial facilities to the Toxics Release Inventory, and do not take into account major sources of pollution or toxic chemicals that are not covered by TRI.

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:CARBON TETRACHLORIDE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CARBON TETRACHLORIDE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:HEXACHLOROETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Recognized Carcinogens 4,160
    Suspected Carcinogens 560
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 9,080
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 2,500
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 8,825
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 3,255
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 4,905
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 8,820
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 11,485
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 12,480
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,250
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 9,225
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 12,235
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 11,230

    *Note: Some chemicals are associated with more than one health effect, so their release may be counted multiple times in this table. Therefore, it is not appropriate to sum releases sorted by health effect. Total reported releases to air and water are provided in the data summary below.
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  • What We Don't Know About Chemical Safety and Harm
  • Air Releases
    6 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    218 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the exposure estimates required for safety assessment
    Water Releases
    5 TRI chems released to water in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    172 TRI chemicals released to water in the United States lack the exposure estimates required for safety assessment
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  • TRI Data Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    1998 71,300 0 0 0 71,300 24,816,149 37,165,320
    1999 54,965 0 0 0 54,965 35,489,123 44,885,508
    2000 24,670 0 0 0 24,670 4,339,296 9,580,390
    2001 5,914 0 0 0 5,914 6,592,912 10,417,452
    2002 13,485 0 0 0 13,485 71,003,049 81,181,711
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: EQ RESOURCE RECOVERY INC.
    Mailing Address: 36345 VAN BORN RD., ROMULUS, MI 48174
    Public Contact: DAN GILBERT
    Phone: (734) 329-8000
    SIC Code: 49 Electric, Gas, And Sanitary Services
    2002 Parent Company: EQ HOLDING CO.
    Latitude: 42.2663
    Longitude: -83.39637
    Facilities are encouraged to respond to the information presented in Scorecard.
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  • Links

    • See EPA Envirofacts report for this facility for information about regulatory compliance, hazardous waste handling processes, Superfund status, and permitted air and water emissions.
    • RTK NET report for this facility, which includes its complete Form R report to EPA's Toxics Release Inventory

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